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Food for Thought: The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois (Sept 12 Main Library)

Lit Youngstown hosts a monthly book discussion at 5:30pm on the 2nd Thursday, September-May, at the Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., in the 2nd floor meeting room. Haven't read the book yet? No worries.

The September title is The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers. This book is available at the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County and POP! Arts, Book, Culture via

The NAACP Image Award-winning poet makes her fiction debut with this magisterial epic—an intimate yet sweeping novel with all the luminescence and force of Homegoing; Sing, Unburied, Sing; and The Water Dancer—that chronicles the journey of one American family, from the centuries of the colonial slave trade through the Civil War to our own tumultuous era.

Upcoming titles:

October (poetry) Death Prefers the Minor Keys by Sean Thomas Dougherty

November (novel) Trash Lands by Alison Stine

December (creative nonfiction) If This Were Fiction by Jill Christman

January (novel) Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead

February (memoir) Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

March (travel writing) Bad Lands by Jonathan Raban

April (poetry) West: a Translation by Paisley Rekdal

May (travel writing) Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide by Tony Horowitz

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